How to Set Time Limits on iPhone & iPad Apps with Screen Time

Mar 26, 2020 - 2 Comments
Select which apps to limit

Want to set a time limit for app usage on iPhone or iPad? Screen Time lets you do just that. At a time where we all perhaps use our iPhones a little too much, knowing exactly how long we spend with it in our hand can be useful. Knowing which apps we use most can … Read More

How to Add Nicknames to Contacts on iPhone

Mar 20, 2020 - Leave a Comment
iPhone Contacts icon

Want to add and use nicknames for iPhone contacts? Many people use and go by nicknames that are perhaps different from their legal name, and adding those nicknames to iPhone contacts can be a helpful way to keep your address book in order, whether it’s friends, coworkers, service workers, or family members. You can even … Read More

How to Delete iPhone & iPad Backups from MacOS Catalina with Finder

Mar 18, 2020 - 1 Comment
Click manage backups

Need to clear up some disk space or get rid of some old iPhone or iPad backups on a Mac? With the latest versions of MacOS, managing iOS and iPadOS device backups is done entirely in Finder, including deleting and removing device backups.

How to Use Custom Fonts on iPhone & iPad Free with Creative Cloud

Mar 16, 2020 - 1 Comment
Adobe Creative Cloud Fonts

Did you know you can now use custom fonts with iPhone and iPad? If there is one thing that iPhones and iPads have been lacking for too long, it’s support for custom fonts. Apple’s iPad, in particular, should have had custom fonts a long time ago, especially given its focus on productivity since the arrival … Read More

How to Check What Apple Watch Model You Have

Feb 17, 2020 - 3 Comments
Apple Watch Series 5

Wondering how to tell what Apple Watch model you have? You’re probably not alone, since a lot of Apple Watch models look the same. Not to worry though, you can determine which is which with a little help. Apart from Apple Watch Series 4, each and every year Apple has refreshed its wearable it hasn’t … Read More

How to Access iCloud Settings & Apple ID in macOS Catalina

Feb 14, 2020 - 6 Comments
iCloud settings and Apple ID on MacOS

Wondering how to access your Apple ID and iCloud settings in the latest MacOS releases? Your Apple ID is the key to all of your data and it’s where all of the iCloud syncing magic starts. Without your Apple ID you can’t access iCloud data including your email, contacts, calendar, and more. You’ll also need … Read More

What Do the F1, F2, F3, Through F12 Keys Do on Mac Keyboards?

Feb 11, 2020 - 8 Comments
Typing the Euro symbol on a Mac keyboard

If you’re sat in front of your Mac now, take a look down at your keyboard. Sure, it has all of the characters you’d expect from a keyboard, but there are some keys along the top of the keyboard that might not be familiar to you. These are called function keys and all have Fx … Read More

How to Change FaceTime Caller ID on iPhone & iPad

Feb 3, 2020 - 1 Comment
Incoming FaceTime call screen

Whenever you make a FaceTime call on an iPhone or iPad the person you are calling will see your caller ID. That ID could be your phone number, or an email address associated with your device, but if it’s one that they don’t already have saved as a contact they won’t know it’s you. It’s … Read More

How to Switch Between Slide Over Apps on iPad

Jan 31, 2020 - 2 Comments
Slide over on iPadOS

In the latest versions of iPadOS, Slide Over for iPad allows for multiple apps to be in the Slide Over mode, sort of like running an iPhone app on the side of the iPad screen. Accordingly, you can also switch between apps that are in Slide Over on the iPad.

How to Sync Music to iPhone with MacOS Catalina via Finder

Jan 30, 2020 - 9 Comments
Finder music syncing

Apple completely changed the way that we sync data to our iPhones and iPads with the arrival of macOS 10.15 Catalina and later versions of MacOS. The removal of iTunes is something that has been a long time coming, but now that it’s here a ton of people are left wondering – just how do I … Read More

How to See & Change What Apps Can Access Health Data on iPhone

Jan 30, 2020 - 1 Comment
Health app data control

The more sensors and gadgets that we wear the more our phones and watches know about us, and if you use some of the various Health apps and fitness trackers you’ll find personal health data can be gathered as well. You might be surprised just how much data your iPhone and Apple Watch can collect … Read More

How to Find a Lost iPhone, iPad, or Mac with Find My from iPhone or iPad

Jan 28, 2020 - 1 Comment
Tap a device to see its options

Apple’s Find My app and service is a wonderful way of locating and hopefully retrieving lost iPhones, iPads, and Macs. So if you think you’ve misplaced or lost a device, don’t freak out. As long as you’ve done a little setup beforehand – we’ll get to that later – you can use an iPhone or … Read More

How to Find Friends or Family with Find My (iPhone, iPad, Mac)

Jan 22, 2020 - 6 Comments
Find My app on Mac

The FindMy app for iPhone, iPad, and Mac can be used to easily find people, whether they are friends, family, or anyone else sharing their location with you. You can quite literally find them on a map where ever they are located with this feature, a very handy feature for many people. We’ve already explained … Read More

How to Scan Documents with Notes App on iPhone & iPad

Jan 21, 2020 - 6 Comments
Place the document in the viewfinder

Did you know you can scan documents with the Notes app by using your iPhone or iPad camera? Scanning documents is a great way of removing your reliance on paper and it makes it easier to find things in your digital life, too. The Notes app on iPhone and iPad is perfectly suited to the … Read More

How to Bookmark All Open Tabs in Safari on iPhone & iPad

Jan 17, 2020 - 3 Comments
Safari on iPhone

Ever have tons of Safari tabs opened on iPhone or iPad and wished you could bookmark them all at once so you can easily refer to them all later? Now you can do exactly that on iOS and iPadOS, bookmarking all of your open browser tabs in one fell swoop. With so many great websites … Read More

How to Backup iPhone or iPad to Mac in MacOS Catalina with Finder

Jan 13, 2020 - 9 Comments
macOS Finder Window

Wondering how to backup your iPhone or iPad in macOS Catalina? Since iTunes is gone, even the most experienced of iPhone and iPad users can be thrown for a loop when they come to back up their devices after updating a Mac to macOS Catalina. With the loss of iTunes, everything has changed, and now … Read More

How to Change How Long You Need to Squeeze & Press AirPods Pro

Jan 1, 2020 - 1 Comment
AirPods Pro noise cancellation and transparency features

Squeezing the AirPods Pro are how you can interact with the earbuds in different ways, but have you ever thought to change the squeeze duration to be longer or shorter to activate the feature you intend to use? You can change all kinds of things about how they work, like how long you need to … Read More

How to Change What AirPods Pro Stems Do When Squeezed

Dec 27, 2019 - 2 Comments
AirPods Pro settings

When Apple released AirPods Pro it changed the way they are controlled compared to standard AirPods. Whereas tap controls of the earbuds handled playback controls and Siri of AirPods, AirPods Pro now have a squeeze gesture. This new gesture can be used to either toggle active noise cancellation (ANC) and transparency modes, or invoke Siri … Read More

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